One of the greatest things about a food truck is that it can be anything you want it to be. While it is rare in central Arkansas, I have a number of friends operating multiple concepts out of a single truck in NWA. It is fun when trucks have contrasting …




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Today we are launching our newest endeavor, Rock City Market. With the Market it is my goal to provide a way to reach local makers, artists, and more all in one spot. This is very much a soft launch period, we brought on a select group of vendors who have …




The governor announced today that restaurants will be able to start reopening dining service on May 11th, almost two months after being forced to close. Dining service will follow a structured reopening with noticeable restrictions on the first phase. For restaurants, workers will be required to wear face coverings, gloves …




Restaurants are inching closer to being allowed to reopen their dining rooms in Arkansas. All signs from the governor’s office point to restrictions being lifted in early May. As positive as this sounds for providing some relief for the restaurant industry, reopening has the potential to introduce as many issues …




Our morning french press with Blue Sail

Like most of you, our daily routines are disrupted dramatically by COVID. Between working from home, kids out of school, and restaurants being closed, we have not been able to safely enjoy many of our normal routines. Morning coffee at some of our favorite local coffee shops is a big …




Changing times means changing business practices. Our goal at Rock City Eats has always been to help local restaurants and food/beverage producers gain an advantage over the mass-market competition. The COVID outbreak has not only made it harder for local businesses to compete, but it has brought about the need …




We saw a long list of spring events scheduled for March and April reschedule or cancel their events when COVID struck in mid-March. Now one of the biggest events of late spring is on the move as well. The 36th annual International Greek Food Festival will be moved to October …




Three Fold has been a downtown staple for the past five years allowing folks working downtown to slurp up some delicious noodles and dumplings alongside those of us who live downtown. In the COVID-19 era though there are dramatically fewer people downtown during the day, reducing access to their food. …




Sixteen years ago my girlfriend (now wife) told me she wanted to go to UAMS to study respiratory therapy. I had absolutely no clue what that was. Turns out, I am not the only one. Over the following years, I have seen the profession go mostly unnoticed by people outside …




One of the most frequent requests that we have heard from restaurants is for the city to find some way to provide relief against the city’s 2% advertising and promotion tax (A&P) that is charged to restaurants and hotels based on sales. We dug into this at one point earlier …




When the coronavirus hit earlier this month, restaurants were faced with rapidly declining sales and forced to quickly decide if they were going to stay open or not. As a result, over the last two weeks, we have had roughly 25-35% of the locally-owned restaurants in Little Rock make the …




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